Channel Islands Harbor

Where ADVENTURE Flows

Today at the Harbor

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Discover it for Yourself...

Hop on a jet ski. Catch a glimpse of a whale. Watch the sunset over the ocean. Whether you live around the corner or you're unplugging for a weekend adventure, the scenic Channel Islands Harbor is worth the trip. Just about an hour's drive from Los Angeles, our beach-lined parks and picnic-worthy coastline await you.

If you're into surfing uncrowded beaches, strolling in for a museum exhibition, then rounding out the day with some mouth-watering local cuisine, bring the whole family for an adventure. We have something for everyone!

An instructor assists a student in hiking their sailboat

Explore the Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor is a working harbor that offers fun-filled water activities for the whole family. Hop on a paddle board or kayak, try your hand at sailing or stroll and dine at local eateries.

A humpback whale breaches the water

Adventure in the Pacific Ocean

Watch for whales, go diving, fishing, kayaking and more with our dive centers, boat charters and yacht clubs.

A kayaker wearing a helmet and geared up for cold weather paddles Channel Islands National Park

Discover the Channel Islands

Uniquely coined as "America's Galapagos" discover the teaming ocean environment of five offshore islands through the Harbor's variety of excursions to the Channel Islands National Park.

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Tue 05
Sun 17

Public Day Sail Aboard the Mystic Whaler

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 23

Public Day Sail Aboard the Mystic Whaler

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Apr 07

2024 Celebration of the Whales Festival

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

News from the Harbor

A flotilla of sailboats crosses the harbor against a backdrop of moored boats and palm trees

March 2024 Director’s Message

March 1, 2024

As we gear up for the summer season ahead, I wanted to highlight the exciting programs our partners and the Harbor Department have planned at the Channel Islands Harbor to…

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2024 Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Concert, Community Mural Project, Chalk Art, and Family Fun

February 29, 2024

Channel Islands Harbor is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated 25th anniversary of the Celebration of the Whales Festival, set to take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on…

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What’s on Tap for Channel Islands Harbor Events in 2024?

February 28, 2024

Channel Islands Harbor is gearing up for a year of unforgettable events in 2024. Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a music lover, or someone who enjoys the magic of fireworks…

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